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Bloggers' Choice Part I: Fact Fusion with Suzanne Young

Last month, you guys voted for Suzanne Young's A Want So Wicked as ONE of the winners of June's Bloggers' Choice! As you may or may not know, A Want So Wicked by Suzanne Young is the sequel to last year's A Need So Beautiful, which follows the story of Charlotte, a young woman who is what's called a Forgotten and... well, I think I'll just leave you to the summary of the first book to read about what's going on here.

Here we go.
We all want to be remembered. Charlotte's destiny is to be Forgotten...

Charlotte’s best friend thinks Charlotte might be psychic. Her boyfriend thinks she’s cheating on him. But Charlotte knows what’s really wrong: She is one of the Forgotten, a kind of angel on earth, who feels the Need—a powerful, uncontrollable draw to help someone, usually a stranger.

But Charlotte never wanted this responsibility. What she wants is to help her best friend, whose life is spiraling out of control. She wants to lie in her boyfriend's arms forever. But as the Need grows stronger, it begins to take a dangerous toll on Charlotte. And who she was, is, and will become--her mark on this earth, her very existence--is in jeopardy of disappearing completely.

Charlotte will be forced to choose: Should she embrace her fate as a Forgotten, a fate that promises to rip her from the lives of those she loves forever? Or is she willing to fight against her destiny--no matter how dark the consequences.
I've heard about how emotionally stunning and wrenching this series is, and I'm almost afraid to try it. But, best believe, as per your recommendations, I'll be reading A Need So Beautiful this summer to satisfy my paranormal romance craving. Which is super exciting, ya'll!

ANYWAY. Suzanne Young graciously accepted my request for ten of the most oddest or less commonly known THINGS about her. Here's what she had to say:
I have a superhuman sense of smell.
I'm named after a CCR song.
I hate chicken, but often order it anyway.
I love candy corn.
I especially love candy corn while I'm writing.
I'm obsessed with appetizers.
I hate rereading books--especially my own.
On that note, I've never read a finished copy of my book.
I have the sweetest dog on the planet.
If allowed, I would lose myself in writing and never go outside again.

How is that you've never reread your own books, Suzanne? O_O That's so... unexpected.

Almost as unexpected as this:

Didn't see it coming, did ya?

Elise is a normal seventeen-year-old girl until the day she wakes up in a desert park, with no idea who she is.

After that episode, her life takes a bizarre turn. She’s experiencing unexpected flashes of insight into people’s lives—people she’s never met before. Strangers frighten her with warnings about the approaching Shadows. And although Elise has never had a boyfriend, she suddenly finds herself torn between two handsome but very different young men: Abe, the charming bad boy whose effect on her both seduces and frightens her, and the mysterious Harlin, who’s new to town but with whom Elise feels an urgent, elemental connection—almost as if they are soul mates.

Now Elise begins to question everything about her life. Why do these guys both want her so desperately? What are the Shadows? Why does the name Charlotte inspire a terrifying familiarity? And who is Elise, really?
Stay tuned, because later today Kody Keplinger will be stopping by with an interview and some AWESOME surprise STUFF ;-D
Got something specific in mind? Dare I believe I might NOT have covered something you wish to know? If so, let me know down in the comments section. Don't be shy!


Fillip65 said...


Sam @ Realm of Fiction said...

Wow... I can't imagine NOT re-reading a book if I absolutely loved it. That is so strange! :D #2 and #3 are interesting too. ;) A fun post! Thanks for sharing!

deadtossedwaves said...

OMG, I couldn't imagine never re-reading a book. I just re-read one of my favorite trilogies ever in anticipation for the third novel. It's like reading it again for the first time, since it's been so long :)

alicia marie said...

i love rereading good books!! one of my favorites i've read like 10 times!! so not rereading anything is hard to imagine!! but, as far as her own books, i've never written any books so i'm sure it would probably be different if it was my book. i don't know that i'd be able to go back and reread it once it was finished either! but i still would reread others' books : )

JennyC said...

I have never read any of these...but i think im going to read them soon:)

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